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good morning. it's monday, february 20th, 2012. welcome to studio 57 at the cbs broadcast center on this president's day. i'm charlie rose. rick santorum defends his controversial comments about president obama and his so-called phony theology. and u.n. weapons inspectors return to iran as the country cuts off exports to the west. i'm gayle king. when i see you at 8:00, tyler perry was a major of the whitney houston funeral. he has a new movie coming out o. he'll be here. we'll see john glenn on the 50th anniversary of his historic space flight. i'm erica hill.
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a holiday weekend turns deadly for a few in seattle. we'll bring you n an side look at a documentary about bill clinton and monica lewinsky major role in it. we begin with today's eye-opener. your world in 90 seconds. shot down a chute for about 1500 feet. >> an avalanche claims the lives of three washington state skiers while a fourth cheats death. >> the avalanche danger was predicted. >> they took that risk and we're aware of it. >> about some phony ideal. some phony theology. not a theology based on the bible. >> i got to ask you, what in the world were you talking about? >> rick santorum defends comments about president obama's beliefs. >> says he's a christian. but i am talking about his world view. >> the new poll shows that president obama's approval rating raised. keep talking fellas.
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>> iran is lashing out over tough sanctions against its nuclear program. international inspectors are there to discuss the issue. >> it's not prudent at this point to decide to attack iran. >> the mid-atlantic has been keting pelted with snow. >> knocking out power to tens of thousands. about 20 vehicles were involved in crashes on interstate 75. >> aviation officials are investigating why a helicopter and small plane collided in california. both pilots walked away with minor injuries. >> a swedish man is rescued after being trapped in his car for two months. >> all that. >> how are you doing in. >> one of of the strangest things i've seen. >> all that matters on "cbs this morning." >> another thing we never got tired of.
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yeah. welcome to "cbs this morning." we begin with campaign 2012 where the rick santorum bandwagon is picking up speed. the latest gallup tracking poll finds santorum leading mitt romney by 8 points. over the weekend he attacked the obama campaign. jan crawford is in washington with more this morning. jan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. for months, the obama campaign has been focusing fire on mitt romney. they think he's going to be the republican nominee. for the first time, it took direct aim at santorum hitting him hard with something he didn't even really say. campaigning in ohio, santorum was criticizing president obama's liberal environmental views which he says hurt the american people. >> it's not about you. it's not about the equality of
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life, about your jobs. it's about some phony ideal. some phony theology. oh, not a theology based on the bible. this is the opposite. >> many in the media report that somehow the president wasn't a christian is what he said. trying to type cast santorum as an extremist. >> i can't help but think that those remarks are well over the line. it's wrong, it's destructive. >> on face the nation sunday, santorum said he wasn't talking about obama's religious faith but his liberal ideology. >> i have repeatedly said that i believe the president is christian, he says he is. i am talking about his world view or the way he approaches problems in this country. i think they're different than how most people do in america. >> in the past month, santorum surged to the top of polls and leads romney in michigan the state where he grew up. with front-runner status comes scrutiny and attacks from all
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sides. former front-runner newt gingrich now trailing santorum and romney continues to blame his decline on the attacks directed his way, especially those by political groups supporting romney. >> i think he's already damaged by the negativity of his campaign and the fact that he keeps driving downturnout. i think for the general election, that's not a very good sign. >> now the man of the hour, santorum and he is getting huge crowds, and a lot of enthusiasm. last night in i can't gentleman thousands of people came to hear him speak. he talked about what's at stake in the election. he said america was facing challenges just as it did in world war ii. listen to what he had to say here. >> britain was being bombed and leveled, while japan was spreading cancer all throughout the southeast asia and america sat in the 1940s when france fell in december of '41. it did all this.
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why? because we're a hopeful people. we think, well, you know, he's a nice guy. i mean, won't be near as bad as what we think. this will be okay. oh, yeah. maybe not the best guy after a while you found out some things about this guy in europe. he's not so good of a guy. but you know what, why do we need to be involved? we'll take care of our own problems. get our families off to work and kids off to school and we'll be okay. sort of the optimistic spirit of america. but sometimes, sometimes it's not okay. >> jan, is this a new santorum ar has he been saying these things all along and the campaign getting new attention. >> that's a great question, charlie. a lot of people are saying these
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are sharpened attacks and rhetoric. these are santorum and these are things that he really believes. he says what he thinks and he means what he says. that's what voters are responding to. they see rick santorum as someone who is real, authentic. who they can trust to say what he thinks. all of these attacks that we've been seeing him recently directing at obama, the criticism he's leveling at the president, he's been saying that for months and months an months because that's what he believes. and a lot of conservative voters, the polls show, of course, believe that too. >> but he seems to use the word theology when he in fact says later he meant ideology. transforming those two words. >> that's right. bob schieffer pushed him on that yesterday. do you think you used the wrong word. because to a lot of people theology means religion. santorum actually, he didn't back down. that's another thing. he does not back down. he says what he thinks and he keeps saying yeah, that's what i
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think. no, this is what i meant. >> jan, thank you so much. this morning, president obama's top security aide is in israel for a talk with defense officials as u.n. inspectors arrive in tehran to discuss the nuclear program. meanwhile, crude oil prices hit a nine-month high after oil exports were cut off. with us now to look at the tensions between iran, israel and the west is joan cirincione. he's a nuclear -- member of the council on foreign relations. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> i'm joined by erica hill here. tell me what you believe israel is planning to do and what are the difficulties if they do that? >> well, some officials in israel, particularly the prime minister are urging a strike on iran by israeli aircraft. as the new york times reports this morning, this would be a very large and complicated and uncertain adventure. it would involve at least a hundred airplanes, tankers, they'd have to dodge a pretty
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stout iran air defense network. and if they did hit the targets as they probably could, it's uncertain whether they would o do enough damage to do much more than delay the program for a year or so. that's why u.s. officials were in the region now. that's why you heard the chairman of the joint chiefs yesterday say that an israeli strike would not be prudent, would not be a wise idea. they think a strike by israel would be large, complicated and probably counterproductive, maybe accelerating an iranian nuclear program, not stopping it >> what general dempsey said is destabilizing. >> yes. that would be the beginning of a large conflict in the region. it wouldn't be a quick end to this crisis. it would be the beginning of either a larger war or a long scale, large scale containment effort to try to stop iran from what they would undoubtedly do, which would be race to build a
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bomb. you would see oil prices already spiking probably going through the roof. experts warn that they could hit $200 a barrel, some think $300 barrel that would have repercussions on a fragile global economy. >> as you lay this out, the risks outweigh the benefit. is that enough to convince israel that this is in their best interests and not in the best interests of the global community? >> you're also seeing many israeli intelligence officials and military officials take issue with prime minister netanyahu. you see for example the retired head of mossad, the israeli intelligence unit say that an israeli strike would be the stupidist thing he's heard of. you're seeing a pushback against this. what the hope is, the rhetoric coming out of some israeli officials is dee tiend signed to o stiffen western pressures. if so, it is being effective.
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you're seeing sanctions go to unprecedented levels. we've never seen these sanctions put on any country. they're quite strong and more to come. europe will end its purchase of iranian oil and you're hearing talk that the international banking system might cut off iranian banks. this would be a crippling strike against them. >> how long is israel prepared to allow sanctions to work before it comes to the realization that decision time is now? >> i think you're going to see -- they talk about a window that they feel will open and close around april or may. so i think we'll get through march okay. but the more back and forth with these kinds of discussions, the national security adviser of the united states, tom donnell led a delegation to israel today and top officials will travel there later in the week assuring israel that we've got this, the pressure is going to increase, we're not ignoring this problem.
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>> joe, good to see you. >> thank you, charlie. we want to turn to that terrible skiing accident in washing ston state. three people died after being caught in an avalanche. nine others survived. it's 80 miles northeast of seattle. bill whitaker is at the scene this morning. bill, good morning. >> good morning, erica. despite warnings of high avalanche danger, skiers packed the slopes here hoping to take advantage of a long weekend and two feet of fresh powder. now, the skiers who died on this mountain were expert skiers, but they were no match for the extreme conditions. the avalanche tore through pine trees building up speed before burying a dozen skiers all on a back country run. >> those that weren't buried, those that were able to extricate themselves quickly immediately began their rescue mode looking for the other persons in their party. we do have three fatalities. >> cbs news has learned through the friends of the victims that
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jim jack a former extreme skier who judged free skiing competitions around the world, friends say he was on the mountain making a video with chris rudolph, a marketing director for stevens pass ski area. a third man, john brenan died. and elise was skafd by an avalanche airbag. >> kept her atop of the avalanche and basically saved her life. >> earlier this month, the same kind of gear saved professional snowboarder meesh hytner from an avalanche in colorado. >> i see the ground in front of me rip. it was like the earth was breathing. one an avalanche has you, you're not going anywhere. >> she deployed an airbag as she was being swallowed up by a wall of snow. john swanson was snowmobiling in the cascade range when he was buried alive. >> i was getting suffocated, face first into the snow. >> several friend rushed to rescue swanson digging frantically to free him.
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>> you're good. >> nationwide there have been 17 avalanche deaths this season. one of the many triggers is a slick snow base caused by a winter like this year. the top layer can slide off of it. many expect the dangerous conditions that led to this tragedy to continue throughout the spring ski season. a young ski boarder, snowboarder died in a separate incident here at another ski resort in washington state yesterday when an avalanche pushed him off a cliff. the victims in both of these incidents were skiing out of bounds. outside the designated ski runs. >> bill, thank you. tens of thousands of people in the south have no power this morning after their first substantial snowstorm of the season. up to 9 inches of snow fell in virginia, tennessee, kentucky and north carolina. more than 350 traffic accidents were reported in virginia alone. and in northern tennessee,
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white-out conditions caused a chain reaction pileup on sunday involving some 20 vehicles. one person was seriously hurt. a hearing is set this week for virginia man accused of a terrorist plot to blow up the u.s. capitol. authorities a a mean he will cal iffy met with investigators and repeatedly said he wanted to kill as many people as possible. he was arrested friday in a parking garage near the capitol carrying a gun and he can please sifs that didn't work. that plot was broken up and the new york police department defended monitoring of muslim student association. the nypd reached out to college -- many colleges, hundreds of miles from the city. senior correspondent john miller is a former fbi assistant director and head of the los angeles police department's counterterrorism bureau. good morning, john. >> good morning, charlie. >> tell me what this is about. >> this is about really a fairly
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new phenomenon in some respects in policing, which is what is the difference between investigation where you're trying to prove that somebody has committed a crime with the goal of arresting them and intelligence collection, where you're trying to assess where a threat may exist and you're just gathering information on people. and this is a very touchy subject. >> so what does the new york police department say it is doing and why? >> well, what the new york city police department says it was doing was "trying to get a handle on the muslim students association" and to justify that they rattled o off a list of a dozen cases involving terrorist acts where the prime actors were members of the muslim students association and you have people like umar farouk abdul-mutallab who was the so-called underwear bomber, anwar awlaki, the master prop began dis. al qaeda spokesman and more.
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they were trying to assess regionally what the threat was from that group or if there was one. >> the concern, john, has been that is perhaps the nypd overstepping its bounds in some way or are they being transparent enough? two issues or concerns. can you address hose? what's the finding? >> well, there isn't a finding yet. because the transparency is a little opaque there. the fbi version of this is that you have an office of intelligence policy review with the justice department looking over your shoulder, the inspector general who found a violation would write a report. you have congressional committees that could examine these things and briefed on them regular. the nypd isn't in that position. they have one external member and there isn't a lot of exposure of what goes on to the public. >> is that -- different law enforcement agents as to whether they should be doing this? >> i think the jury is out on that one. the real question here is what are the standards?
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the federal standards are, we couldn't investigate anything either when i was in the fbi or the lapd where it was activities protected by the constitution. freedom of speech. you could say i hate america. but you couldn't say i want to kill americans. and i think the jury is out on what the nypd's standard is on that. that's what the continuing questions will be. >> thank you, john. time now to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. we begin with the san francisco chronicle. reporting on a plane clipped by a helicopter in a midair collision. amazingly both aircraft landed safely and no one was hurt. britain's independent newspaper has the story of a man trapped in an ice cold car in sweden. he claims to have been there for two months as temperatures fell to 22 below. >> mexico, rival gangs getting some of the blame for prison riots that left 44 dead. the victims were stabbed or beaten to death. a story focuses on blue
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collar jobs which is one of the themes in president obama's reelection campaign. manufacturers in michigan say they have loss of jobs but having trouble finding workers to have the skills to do the jobs. >> report on a fast food combination, taco bells and doritos. the mexican fast food chain putting a doritos taco on the this national weather report
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party but not clear who provided it. grief counselors are expected at the middle school where he was an 8th grader. a stabbing under investigation. happened near the corner of lum bert in union scare neighborhood. officers found a man bleeding from a stab wound to the leg. he dried in shock tra massachusetts city firefighter recovering from injuries incurred during a blaze in east baltimore. vacant home went up in flames last night. firefighter fell through the floor while working inside and taken to shock trauma where he is expected to make a full recovery. customers can save up to 6% on energy star appliances. the tax free initiative was introduced last year as a way to boost sales over the long president's day weekend. stay with wjz 13, maryland's news station, up next, new insight in to the scandal that almost ended bill clinton's
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going left. over the crowd. >> this is the shot phil mickelson may never forget. he missed the fairway and a fan had to lie very still until mickelson got there. luckily, he couldn't he could move the ball and play on from there. >> one of a controversial four-hour documentary on former president bill clinton airs tonight on pbs. >> one of the major themes called clinton, the monica lewinsky scandal and its aftermath. >> the allegations that the president had an illicit affair with a 21-year-old intern and then attempted to cover it up
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blasted through the white house today. >> caught unaware, clinton's cabinet members rush to his defense. >> i believe that the allegations are completely untrue. >> i'll second that. >> i was convinced that bill clinton had been set up. he's got all these enemies who are out to get him. he wouldn't be so stupid as to jeopardize his entire presidency. >> the director and writer, clinton is barick goodman. i'm pleased to have him here. tell me how you made the choices. here is a man with an extraordinary life and political life, monica lewinsky was part of it, but there also was an economic part of his administration, there was effort to deal with with terrorism. how does one make choices sm. >> it's hard. fortunately, we had four hours and we were able to cover a lot of that ground. the reason we focused 40 minutes
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of the program on the lewinsky scandal and the aftermath had to do with how it really brought all the protagonists together and revealed them in a profound way. clinton, hillary clinton, kenneth starr. the republican congress. it became revel torrey of their characters which is a major goal of these kinds of films. >> how do you explain that how bill clinton has emerged beyond the presidency even though you focused on that 40 minutes which he is around the world such an admired figure? >> clinton was always motivated by idealism, i think. that was the engine of his energy. i think now that he's been sort of shorn of the political part of his life, he doesn't have to wanl the battles to get re-elected. you see that idealism on display. he has had a remarkable post presidency. we don't deal with it in the film. you can say it's probably been the most successful in history. >> what question did you not
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find an answer to about this man? >> you know, the real conundrum of clinton is how such a brilliant man can do things like the monica lewinsky affair and others, how can such a sort of politically savvy person make these kinds of errors? and what i came to understand over the course of a lot of thinking and studying is that these two part of clinton are ir reconcilable. they're both part of who he is and they explain fundamentally what happened to him. you can't every resolve them and sort of explain how, put them together and integrate them into one thing. they both coexist in the same man. >> charlie touched on this a little bit off the top. what you decided to tutt in here. certain things have ramifications, the trade center obama, the rise of osama bin laden. terrorism in general. why not so much focus on those things sm. >> we do discuss the rise of al qaeda in the context of his
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decision to go after the terrorist camps in afghanistan. but there's a lot of -- you don't look at history from 20/20 hindsight. at the time clinton was probably out front of almost everybody else in terms of understanding the threat of al qaeda, of osama bin laden. fortunately, had a great national security adviser in richard clark who was pushing this. it's not a fair criticism of clinton to say why didn't he do more, understand more. he understood a lot. we cover that in the film. >> her question goes more to how much time did you devote to that in contrast to how much time you devoted to the monica lewinsky? >> exactly. >> in terms of the impact on the world and the impact on the united states? >> because we're not charged with understanding retrospectively from today's point of view. we deal with history as it is on american experience. these are historical documentaries. and at the time this did not consume a lot of president clinton tension or time.
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this is a fairly minor issue for him. we deal with the things he dealt with. >> but the decisions he made had consequences, more consequences than decisions he made about her. >> history take turns after the person is -- leaves office and it only retrospectively becomes clear that fairly minor events at the time this -- >> take a larger event which has to do with regulation of the banking and financial community. people will look back at that now and say there was a turn that led to some of the abuses that came later. >> that's a very good example. the repeal of glass eagle which had some ramifications today was not controversial at the time. it passed both houses by great majorities. clinton signed it. there was not a great uproar or battle over that issue. it's only in hindsight that we say, if he had done something else, some other outcome would have happened. what we're interested in in the film are those battles he waged
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at the time that consumed him, consumed the administration, revealed his character. >> what did you learn about bill clinton that you did not know going into this? >> it's been asked of me a lot. you know, lofts things. you think and you spend 18 months with a human being. i think, most important to me is the understanding both bill and hillary's deep idealism, deep devotion to public service. you look beyond monica lewinsky an those kind of things and you see a person, a president who despite everything had this incredible bond with the american people. i think the american people understood what he was about. what his principal drive was. that was -- ended up sustaining him through all the ups and downs of his career. temperatures in the low 30s around the area. gray skies.
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♪ ♪ the real cosby show lasted for eight years and president obama wants four more years before historians talk about his legacy. this morning on president's day. let's get a progress report from two accomplished presidential historians. doug brinkley and doris kearns goodwin. goorn to both of you. >> good morning. we had this conversation about president clinton. you listened to that. >> i did. >> get a sense of how you assess and the way he put the lewinsky scandal. >> i'm looking forward to watching the documentary. pbs does a great job. you can't write about clinton
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without graping with the lewinsky -- it's the blue dress. not the thing that people want to see, that's a pity. there's so much in the presidency. the economy turned around and started humming. the fact that he -- the cold war well. jack kennedy could get away with an affair but by the time 1993 rolled around, from e-mails to a billion going around the world in an hour and the dna did him him in the end. >> doris, on this president's day, bill clinton? >> i think he's probably one of the most natural politicians we've had, much like theodore roosevelt. loved the job, loved being president. we have a sadness of the monica lewinsky thing comes in is the loss of time. time is the most valuable innth to a president. seriously, month and months were taken up which could have been put to something else that might have had the talent used for other part of our country's
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well-being. and i think that's the sad loss. he must feel it too. can you imagine if he could only go back and say oh, my god, go away monica lewinsky. >> let's turn to president obama. what's your assessment of the first four years and in the context of what presidents do when they come to the white house. >> talking to me? >> yes. >> i will answer then. i think the interesting thing is that he seems to have taken strands from different presidents as does -- he does read history and loves history. i think for a time after the recession started, he had some of that fdr in him when he called the fat cat bankers and talked about reckless practices on wall street. it didn't fit his temperament the way it did fdr who was good at that aggressive kind of fighting. recently, i think he's taken a stand from theodore roosevelt from the speech in kansas which set the tone for his campaign and really for his presidency. talking about fundamental
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fairness. a square deal. not necessarily class warfare against the rich as theodore roosevelt said he wasn't fighting but making sure everyone has a fair shot. he also seems to have a little harry truman in him by challenging congress to do all these things and he can say in the midst of the campaign, we're a do nothing congress like harry truman said. i think presidents pick up from the past and he has done that >> harry truman, the famous remark he made about if the frying pan are hell, what was that? >> i do. but the key to stick on what pour is said. remember when obama came in, in time magazine it was going to be a new, new you deal. he was going to be the new fdr and progressive era. he suddenly realized we're in the anyone of reagan. meaning there's a skepticism about the federal government doing great things. he got healthcare through, bailed out gm. he got two women appointed to the supreme court. but he can never become a great legislative president like an
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fdr or lyndon johnson. with the debt ceiling crisis last summer made him realize that he was going to have to be as doris said a president using executive orders to get things done. he couldn't be painted had a reelection cycle as a lame duck president. >> what is the defining issue of the campaign? a referendum on him or a referendum on congress he would like to see it? >> referendum on congress. it's pathetic anemic what the public thinks of congress right now. in that 99 to 1. i think warren buffett earned his place in the history books as being the trump card that the president is playing over and over again that rich people shouldn't pay less taxes than a work person. >> doris, how do we define greatness in a president if there has not been a great war as it was with lincoln and fdr? >> i mean, it's certainly much harder. what war or crisis allows a president to summon the nation
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together to a common purpose. even lincoln as a young man worried that his generation, he said this in the 1840s didn't have great challenges like the founding fathers. what are we going to do, modest a.m. bigs, they've done it all, created this democratic experiment and of course he got his war. it doesn't necessarily mean you'll be a great president if you have a great president. buchanan failed with it. hoover failed with the depression. it does make things easier. going back to tr he was an in an era of prosperity. but he moved them to deal with private enterprise beginning with the regulatory understanding that government had to have a role. he's up there. lbj, despite failing in the war was great with congress. you look at it now in history, you look back on the time because of the dysfunction of congress, it seems even greater that he got those great civil rights bills through and -- education. >> doris, thank you so much. doug, thank you very much. much to talk about as we take a look back on president's day.
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light volume, take a look, a look at the west side, baltimore national pike. celebrating the hyundai elantra. teenager is dead after falling out of a moving car. his mother says an alcoholic energy drink is partly to blame. andrea fujii has the story. >> reporter: the 13-year-old fell out of a moving car, while trying to throw up. michael's mother says he got sick after drinking 4 loco a fruit flavored energy drink filled with alcohol. the step father was driving him home, when he opened the door to vomit. he was hit by an on coming car. grief counselors expected at parkville middle where he was an 8th grader. stay with wjz 13 maryland's news station.
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there are two con stants that i know about whitney houston. one was there was a grace that carried. the same grace that led her all the way to the top of the chart, sold all of these albums and just done some amazing things, won all these awards. she sang for presidents. there was a grace that kept on carrying her. what i know about her is that she loved the lord. ands if there was a grace that carried her through, it was the same grace that carried her home. so say whatever you want she's resting singing with the angels. god bless you family. god bless you, whitney. we love you so much.
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[ applause ] >> that is tyler perry paying tribute to her on sapt. i'm gayle king. i'm charlie rose. tyler perry had enormous success with television projects. >> this writer, director and producer is the highest earning man in all of entertainment according to forbes magazine. his new movie good deeds, opens on friday. right now he's with us in the studio. what a weekend tyler. welcome to you. >> thank you for having me. >> the funeral was touching and so loving and kind. clive, of course, was outstanding and b.b. and alicia. you were the first speaker. you were the first speaker. i was wondering what you were thinking as you went to the podium. >> i was thinking i'm the first speaker. as i was going up, the family asked me to do it. our entire relationship was private. nobody knew that i knew her. >> i didn't know you knew her. >> for the last four years. they asked so i did.
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had to have been at a funeral for her. since they asked, i did. >> i'm getting so many e-mails from people who said who knew he could preach and do that. and i have to say, i thought that you provided some of the most moving moments of the funeral that day. >> well, thank you. >> this is the thing, tyler. when i was watching, the hardest thing was at the end when they brought the casket out. i'm thinking, you look at cissy houston and bobbi kristina. this is a mother who lost her daughter and daughter who lost her mother. that, to me, that was all that mattered in that moment. >> it was unbelievable. that whole moment summed it up for me. the truth of the matter is, she was her daughter. that was the most difficult part. >> the last voice we heard was whitney houston singing "i will
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always love you." as it turns out, you were scheduled to come here weeks ago. >> as you know, i have not said anything about this publicly. i have not talked about it. our relationship was private. i chose to have it remain that way. but i was scheduled weeks ago to talk about "good deeds." but -- >> it's been a week, charlie. >> it has been a week. >> this is the thing that tyler does, charlie. he helps so many people and keeps it so private. that's the way that he run your life. i think that's the way it should be. nobody needs to know what you're doing when you're helping somebody. it's really -- i'm that kind of person, i'm that kind of friend. >> let me talk about good deeds. >> don't talk about it as a friend, talk about it as gayle king. tell them what you normally say. >> this is what i normally say. i call him up and i say i have some concerns about the movie. i'm wondering if it will be pla blah blah, why did you do blah-blah-blah. this time i called and said wow. it's the first time we're seeing
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you in a romantic drama. >> no. i got a text from you saying i love it. there's no way she can say she loved it because there are always concerns. i have some concerns. i love it. >> i was thinking, normally we see tyler perry in a costume as a man or a woman. i think we really saw you. i thought very he can posed. was that difficult for you. >> it was very difficult. i felt -- it's easier for me to hide behind a costume. it's easier for me to make people laugh. to be out with a character like wesley dietz. i feel like people are looking at me. the film this guy, his entire life, it's been planned out for him. which is not me. and he was born into privilege, which is not me. and he meets this woman, played by natalie, played by tammy newton. >> do you mind if we show a clip. >> no. i'm having fun sitting here listening to the two of you. >> could we see the clip please?
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>> corporate apartments. we've got a few of them. nobody is here most of the year. live here as long as you need to. >> i can't. >> i know that you're proud. i know that. you're used to doing everything on your own. sometimes even the best of us, we all need a little help. >> what is it about you? >> that's such a good question. >> what is it about me? >> you understand something. you understand your audience, you understand the kind of stories that they want to hear. what is it? >> i celebrate simplicity. i celebrate where we -- where we come from and there's such a simple, we're all in need something of something so simple. we all want to know how to forgive. we all want to know how to love and laugh. and that simplicity, i think, is what has resonated with so many people with me around the world. >> why do you think you got it?
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>> because that's where i come from. i'm not a person who left -- i grew up in new orleans, very simple life. very simple people around me who were amazingly loving and wonderful. and i always held on to it. i always will. i'm just sharing what i know. >> gayle has mentioned all the good things you do. lots of them. including victims of sexual abuse where you took an interest in that and you have done things and people have been victims of other kinds of things, natural disasters and others. but back to who you are and what you do, where do you want to take it? you have done so well so far in everything you've touched. >> my entire purpose is really to spread as much positivity and inspiration as i can. nothing else matters to me. so many people whose job it is to bring negativity to the world. i want to be an opposing force to that. that's all i want to do. >> there's a chorus in the room. i keep hearing.
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yes, yes. >> that's so true. >> he does it in a variety of ways. i do know you, tyler. this is what was so interesting to me. i've never seen you cry on screen. i've never seen you be an action person beating someone up on screen. i've never seen a sex scene on screen. >> that's not positive either. >> it made me a little uncomfortable. like watching a family member, charlie. you go, i don't want to see that. were those your real moves? >> oh, my, did you really just ask me that on live television, gayle? >> were you acting? >> charlie -- >> i'm here -- i want to repeat her question. >> no, charlie. no. >> here's a fair question. >> thank you so much. >> what's wrong with the other question? >> i think gayle should move on. >> i gave him the opportunity to answer and he's not going to answer. we'll move on. >> about his moves. dance moves. >> this is the other thing. you've gotten a lot of surprises, that you've asked kim
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kardashian in a movie. i know her to be a sweet, sweet girl. what is it that you saw in her that others didn't? when you cast her, you got a lot of flack. >> i definitely got a lot of flack. the truth is this. going back to positivity and the stories that i write. a lot of times can with casting, the perfect person shows up for what i'm writing. i don't think it's a coincidence that i write a movie and i cast her in it and it's a marriage counselor and she's going through what she's going through. she did a great job, small part. >> she loved this movie. what is it you didn't like about other movies -- this is gayle king. i have some concerns. >> it's not that i didn't like it. >> some of it was a bit not your taste. >> not my taste. >> it's not my cup of tea. good deeds was very much my cup of tea. >> good to see you. >> aren't you glad you came? >> yes, very happy. >> we're very glad you came too.
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the sun is peeking out, overcast. mostly sunny. 46 degrees is going to be the high. normal is 46. clear skies. low of 28 degrees tonight. normal low 27. 53 tomorrow. clouds increasing because of a push of warm air moving our way. near 60 wednesday. low mid-60s he has been called america's last great hero. john glenn made history 50 years ago today as the first astronaut to orbit the earth. we'll hear what he remembers about that day. you're watching "cbs this morning." we'll be right back. lisa's new normal hi jamie. here's my activia video. love this stuff. i'm starting to feel a change no longer feeling slow.
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good morning, cincinnati. nice sunshine for you there on your president's day. regina king made it big in boys in the hood and ray. now she's in southland. >> isn't president's day a holiday when people are off work? >> not in this business, gayle. >> no complaints. she's getting rave reviews as an lapd detective.
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this morning we remember a turning point in history that happened 50 years ago today. astronaut john glenn evened out the space race becoming the first american to orbit the earth. >> he, of course, went on to become a u.s. senator and candidate for president. senior white house correspondent bill plante sat down with the u.s. marine from ohio who made that monumental journey. on february 20, 1962, john glenn made history. strapped to the top of a
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converted nuclear missile, he became the first american to orbit the earth. you remember that moment 50 years ago? >> i remember it very well. >> what did it feel like in. >> well, it was a surprise because it was so gentle. >> really? >> you don't get to the high acceleration until you're going into orbit. >> in the early 1960s cold war era, the space race was the yardstick by which the u.s. and the soviets defined scientific superiority and bragging rights to the rest of the world. in 1957, the soviets caught the u.s. by surprise launching sputnik and later sent two cosmonauts into orbit making them the clear frontrunners in the race to outer space. >> of course, the soviets put two people into orbit before you went. >> that only added to the sort of i guess, the depressed psyche of the united states at that time. >> but the newly created space agency, nasa, had a plan.
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it had rigorously selected glenn and six other test pilots who became known to the nation as the mercury 7 who launched the u.s. on president kennedy's pledge to put a man on the moon within the decade. >> friendship 7, the shoot looks very good over. >> glenn returned to earth as a hero. tom wolf described in his novel, the right stuff. >> it brought people to tears. nobody else that i can think of in the 20th century did that. he was the. >> here's some foot anl of the tickertape parade what was that like. >> nothing like a tickertape parade in new york city. it was an outpouring of emotion that day. >> it wasn't his last hero's welcome. in 1998 glenn made history again when he returned to space aboard shuttle discovery. becoming the oldest astronaut ever at age 77.
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>> this weekend 50 years after his first historic flight, glenn, along with his fellow mercury 7 astronaut scott carpenter, returned to cape canaveral where it all began. >> what you did made you a hero and people need heroes, i think. don't you? >> i think people need heroes. i don't know whether i r one or not as they say. if we can encourage some of the young people of today in this interesting country and in education and technical matters also, it's well worth the effort. >> joining us now right here on our set is bill plante. >> good morning. >> good to have you here. >> you know, john glenn is just still passionate. he's 90 years old and he's still looking very much forward about the u.s. space program. >> you said he's very sharp mentally? >> absolutely. >> reading a lot of books. very curious about the world around him. >> he wishes that the u.s. had space transportation to kin
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exploring. the fact that we have to depend on the russians to get to the international space station bothers him a lot. >> he looks and sounds so good. why is it so important, the space program? >> scientific exploration and the future of science and what we can learn depends on the fact that we continue to do these things. we continue to invest -- you remember how many things that the original space program led to. right down to household product. all that research paid off. he wants to see that continue. >> what's amazed me as well about him is his sense that he said maybe i'm a hero. i remember john glenn when he was coming through that -- >> me too. >> there was no one who was a greater american hero sneemt he's so modest about it and so accessible to the students at ohio state where he has a political institute based on his -- >> and a remarkable man at 90. >> nice to see you here in the
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looking at the forecast today. 35 degrees, 46 the high. that sun will continue to shine through the day. here is sharon gibala, wjz 13 traffic control. not much to get in your way on this president's day. traffic is light. we have one accident in jessup, race road at citrus avenue if you are headed on the beltway, speeds up to bar and beyond. 895, approaching the tunnel. everything running smoothly on the topside of the beltway at providence road. this is brought by volunteers
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of america. 100% of donations help people in the area. energy drink is in the news, one of those can alcohol, partly responsible for the death of a teenager this weekend. >> reporter: the 13 year old fell out of a moving car while trying to throw up. he god sick after drinking 4 loco, a fruit flavored energy drink filled with alcohol. the step father was driving home when michael opened the door to the car so he could vomit and fell out on to harford road and an on coming car hit and killed him. his mom says he got the drink at a party but not clear who provided it. michael was an 8th grader. pope celebrated mass with 22 newly appointed cardinals including o brian from the
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archdiocese of baltimore. mass held at st. peters in vatican yesterday when most of us were sleeping around 4:30 in the morning. 100 catholics made the trip to watch him be elevated to cardinal saturday. back here, same sex couples are one step closer of being able to marry. the house of delegates passed a bill. the bill goes to the senate for a vote this week. if it passes the governor promises he will sign it in to law and opponents are promising to put it up for referendum. 22million travelers moved through the airport in 2011, up 2% from 2010 and all time high. the number means more than just a new record. it means more business coming in to the area. stay with wjz 13, maryland's news station. get to know the world's number one which chess player.
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>> chess is a game of the mind and a young man from norway can outthink just about anyone he play. >> he certainly can. "60 minutes" correspondent bob simon sat down with him. we have part of the interview you didn't see courtesy of "60 minutes" overtime. >> magnus carlsen is the top chess player in the world, he's 21 years old. super human is about as good a word i can find. i can imagine what it's like to be a good tennis player or a -- what he does is unfathomable. >> most of the time i know what to do. i don't have to figure it out. i don't have to sit there and calculate for 45 minutes, an hour to know what the right move. i just -- usually i can just feel it immediately. >> if you know immediately, why do you sit there for a half hour? we've been watching you for a week and you're sitting there
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until we're watching the paint dry. >> well, because i have to verify my opinion, see that i haven't missed anything. but lots of the time it's fairly useless, because i know what i'm going to do and then i sit there for a long time and i do what i immediately wanted to do. >> he's called the mozart of chess. and i can see it. you couldn't understand how mozart did what he did. it came from another world. and magnus carlsen is doing things that no human being i've met before can do. at one point he played ten chess players at the same time looking the other way. so he couldn't see the boards. i mean, think about it. ten chess boards that he has in his mind every second. doesn't lose track of what's
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happening on the boards and what he needs to do next. can you explain what was going on in your head? >> really rs i was just focusing on trying to remember the positions and from time to time i had to think of one to come up with a good move as well. >> even he admits that it's not easy. >> i would wonder where a certain piece is and so i had to replay the game in my head from the very beginning. >> how long did it take you to do that? >> i don't know. half a minute or something. >> it will be interesting to try like 20 people sometime. >> have you ever done ha? >> no. ten is the most i have done. >> but you'd like to try more? >> it would be fun. >> i really liked him. there is not a false bone in his mind or in his body. totally honest.
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he wouldn't know how to deceive, which is interesting because chess is all about deception. but when he's away from the chessboard, you know that when you ask him a question, he's going to answer honestly. >> what are you doing for the rest of the day? >> i'm preparing for the next game. >> he had a day off. he had been in london before. but he told us he had never seen the sights. we took him on to the giant ferris wheel that overlooks london and you can see the houses of parliament, big ben. we were up in the london eye for, i guess, 45 minutes or so. he didn't look out the window. just he wasn't interested. >> do you ever stop thinking about chess? >> sometimes. but right now, i was actually thinking about chess. >> you were thinking about specific moves or -- >> yeah. i was thinking about something specific in my profession for my
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game tomorrow. >> magnus told us that he can remember 10,000 games that had been played in the past. he's got them in his mind. so we set up a board. >> go ahead. >> this is carlsen kasparov, 2004. and you were how old in. >> i was 13 years old. >> it's hard to surprise this guy. i was trying to surprise him from the day we met. >> why were you trying to surprise him? >> just for the hell of it. >> he didn't -- >> we loved it. the three of us looked at it and said wow. >> he's on the road 200 days a year and the thing that keeps him sane is his dad. his dad travels everywhere with him. i was blown away. how is he in checkers, guys? can he play -- >> how about scrabble. gayle king is a scrabble -- >> you can find out much more by going to "60 minutes" overtime.
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go to cbs news.com. you may remember regina king on 2-2-72-2-7. remember that. she was little brenda. she's back on tv and she likes it. regina king is here to talk it's turning out to be a really, really nice late morning and beautiful day. clouds out now. it's about 36 degrees. mostly sunny, 46 the high today. normals are 46 and 27. 28 mainly clear overnight. tomorrow another relatively sunny day with a high of 53. look how mild it gets wednesday, thursday and friday. temperatures at ,,,,,,,,,,
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you lucky i have good eyesight, you little tool. now, drop that and get over here. now! you drop the gun. re gin king fighting crime in l.a. as detective lydia adams in tnt's southland. she went from a child sitcom star to a movie star like jerry mcguire and ray. >> she's back on tv. she won the naacp award for
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drama series. she joins us on the set. regina king. >> hello, good morning. >> this is fun about lydia. congratulations on your award. you looked lovely on the other night. i was watching on tv. this is what's so great about lydia adams. she's tough and a bad -- she has a vulnerable and emotional side that i think is really nice when you let us see that. >> i think so too. you're going to see a lot more of it this season. she's just found out she's pregnant and she's dealing with the what being an officer in los angeles means when you're pregnant and what type of officer you're going to be. and in this particular episode being she finds herself unexpectedly having to go back into patrol. >> obviously different wrench. >> yes. >> as part of what you do to study up on your character and as you prepare for this role, i know you've done ride-alongs with the lapd. when this is written into the
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script, do they have any advice for you on how real cops would handle that? >> the thing that's really great is most of the cops you see on our set are actual officers. they're on -- they're either retired or they're off duty for the day. so it gives the show a presence that i think you're not even realizing why it feels so real. but because we have all of them around us, it gives us the opportunity to -- what would i do now? we immediately have someone to talk to, to kind of guide us to being as authentic as possible. >> you talked about your character being pregnant. i also know that you're a mother in real life. >> yes, i am. >> your son is now? >> 16. >> i remember when you were pregnant. that is shocking to me. >> gayle, oh, my gosh. he's taller than me now and playing football. i was just saying out there, when i go back home, we have to go shopping because he does not
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fit anything. he's like going through his clothes. mom, i don't fit into these anymore. >> that's good. >> i like that you said way too fast. >> it happens to all of us when we become mothers. you realize you have a greater respect for your own mother once you're a mother yourself. >> oh, my gosh. >> didn't you find that? >> every day i think about that. >> how did you do that? that happened to you too? >> totally. when people say, you know, what type of mother are you? i say if i can be half the mother that my mother is or was, then i'm doing okay. you don't think about it when you're a kid and you're bumping heads with your mom. but now you know all the times you've made her heart go like this. you say what's the big deal? >> all you can do is go, sorry. mom. your career is going great, your personal life or i believe your personal life is going great. >> yeah. >> i was at an industry something a couple years ago and i saw you. and en i saw malcolm jamaal
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warner. i thought, are they dating? the answer is yes, they are. you want to keep it on the down low. >> i mean, definitely. we've been together four years now. it's definitely, i think it's important to protect as much of your personal life, as you can. >> it's hard now regina because when you're out everybody has a cell phone. everybody is recording everything you do. >> yeah. >> how do you deal with that moving around l.a. in particular? >> you know, i guess i've been pretty lucky. i live in an area that's not a high-profile area. you know, there are certain areas that you can -- >> you can be your self- >> you can be yourself. you can go to the grocery store without makeup. you can have flipflops on. those kind of things. >> it does get harder to do those things after jerry mcguire. for a lot of people, they were like whoa. >> yeah.
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i guess the recognition changes the more that i do. but still, i feel like i'm a pretty simple person. so you kind of attract what you are. that's what i believe. >> don't you feel good about southland. because i remember when i was watching on nbc and it was canceled, i was like oh, in. then it comes back and some people would say, stronger than ever. did you feel that? >> i do. >> when you get the news that they were taking it off, never a good thing. >> never a good thing to hear. i never felt like it wasn't going to come back. i really in my gut -- if you ever have the opportunity to just come to the set when you're in l.a., you've got to. because just the crew, everyone, they're putting so much time and energy into something that they believe in. and when that happens, you kind of feel like, the universe is going to pay that forward. >> the positive energy. it repays you. >> that's what we feel here too, erica on "cbs this morning." >> let's plan our trip to l.a.
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>> a long way from brenda 2-2-7. >> a long way from brenda. >> i ran into a guy who said brenda done growed up. >> yes, she did. pretty hot. >> southland is tomorrow night at 10 eastern on tnt. who is in -- a few member of our staff. we'll take a look at why this great british show won over so many americans and why if you're not watching, you may want to think about it. you are watching "cbs this think about it. you are watching "cbs this morning.",,,,,,
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do you think rob certificate throwing in the towel prematurity? what am i sitting on? >> swivel chair. >> another modern brainwave. >> not very modern. they were invented by thomas edison. >> why does every day involve a fight. >> i'm a good sailor.
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>> it is as british as eating crumpets. but she's found a home in the colonies. millions of americans tuned in for last night's season ending episode. >> charlie d'agata looks at the high class soap opera from the uk that has taken the u.s. by storm. >> it's a british costume drama that's big on costumes and heavy on the drama. >> guilty. >> this is terribly, terribly wrong. >> now it's become a runaway success in america. it scooped six emmys. >> cleaned up at the golden globes and on super bowl sunday it was second in viewers only to the game itself. the cultural phenomenon has cornered the market in british snobbery catapulted it to cool. >> people are obsessed with the characters, people are in love with some of them. it's taken on a life of its own.
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>> down continue it's an addictive tale of british aristocrats and their servants that starts with the sinking of the titanic. >> what a tragedy. >> and winds through the savagery of world war i. but the star of the show where all this plays out is the abbey itself. in real life, it's highclere castle, an imposing victorian mansion surrounded by green hills in the english countryside. it's also home to the 8th earl and countess. >> thank you so much. >> you're very welcome. >> it's an exquisite amazing home. >> it is amazing. >> enormous would be another word for it. >> how many bedrooms? >> between 50 and 80? >> i'm sorry? >> between 50 and 80 bedrooms? 5-0 and 8-8-0? >> yes. >> every morning when the earl
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of grantham ascends these steps, you never know what the day is going to bring. what the story delivers is no matter what crisis or drama unfolds, there's a sense of place. you always know where you stand. why the obsession with the splendor of british aristocracy at a time of deep economic uncertainty in the united states is anybody's guess. perhaps there's something oddly comforting in it. maybe it's the cut glass, cutdowns. >> new fortune. he's likely not to be playing violin in lester square. >> in dallas or dynasty, chattering classes. >> have you been surprised by the popularity? >> absolutely. you couldn't predict it. if anybody could predict it, they would be making the series more series like it. it has been amazing. >> it's a formula that works. >> lady mary crawley, will you do me the honor o of becoming my
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wife? >> yes. >> if there's one thing history has shown, it's that we all love a good love story. one where in the end the boy gets the girl. and the house. for "cbs this morning," i'm charlie d'agata at highclere castle new bury, england. we didn't have to go far to find two big fans of that show. legal analyst, jack ford and correspondent mo rocca. good morning. >> did you like for the same reason? >> well, it's a great drama. it's a great melodrama. i think that part of the attraction is that people have a romantic longing for a time when there were more rules, rituals and a sense of duty. i think in a culture where anything goes, pop culture and real life, i think it's something exotic about this. >> as we were talking before, it's not quite jersey shore. but you know ha it is, it's
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smart, and clever and witty and it has just the hint of trashiness that gets people -- >> like dallas. >> it's carving out its own niche. if you were making a hollywood pitch, this is something meets something elsement i'm not sure what the something else would be here. you could use dallas, you could use -- >> what's amazing is that this is the kind of thing you expect women to like and plenty of women do like it. but it's got a huge following among men, even younger men. 25 to 35. >> is that the could knifing of it all in. >> there's so much behind the doors. you have the history, the world war i, the titanic opens up with the titanic going down. world war i, seeing the shooting scenes where i think a lot of the men would say, that would be cool. i'd like to do this. i've stayed with my wife and our family in some of these manor
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houses in england. they're great. you come downstairs, you ride in the morning. this is so foreign to my lifestyle. you would ride in the morning, have tea in the afternoon, you dress for dinner. as soon as i get there, i say lovely to see you. >> that's the point that charlie made. is that the house is the star. >> sure. >> it's larger than any of individual character. it's the idea that this sense of duty that men -- that i think attracts a lot of men and a lot of characters are struggling between what they should do and what they want to do. >> do you like -- >> this is the thing, charlie. i just heard about it. i have to say i'm embarrassed to say, two weeks ago. i've ordered the first two seasons because i want to know what all the fuss about. help me understand why, when i look at the clips, it seems dry and a tad boring. >> it's hard -- >> prepare for it. >> it's hard to capture it. we have a fascination air stock
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it's going to be a nice president's day. mid-30s. 46 is the high temperature this date. clear 28. overnight lows, normals are 46, 27. 53 tomorrow. gets milder in to midweek. 60 wednesday. 63 thursday. showers, 63 friday. cold front moves in to the area, knocking us back by 11 degrees to 52, five above normal for saturday. a woman says an alcohol energy drink played a role in her son's accidental death. >> reporter: the 13-year-old
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fell out of a moving car while trying to throw up. his mother says he got sick after drinking four loko, a fruit flavored energy drink filled with alcohol. the boy's step father was driving him home when michael opened the door to the moving car so he could vomit and he fell out and an on coming car hit him. it's not clear who provided it. grief counselors are expected at his school. attorneys for both sides made closing acts saturday. prosecutor broke down in tears describing love's final moments claiming huguely beat her to death in her off campus apartment. defense attorneys say it was an accidental death. jurors start deliberations wednesday.
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a stabbing is under investigation. happened last night near lum bert in the union scare neighborhood. officers found a man bleeding from a stab wound to his leg, he was taken to shock trauma where he later died. same sex couples are closer to being able to marry here. house of delegates passed a bilks it will go to the senate for a vote this week. the governor says he will sign the bill in to law but there is a threat of a referendum following that. bge making progress in restoring natural gas service to a neighborhood that's been without it. 900 people were affected by the broken gas main. 200 homes are back up and running with 100 more waiting for minor repairs to be made first. pope celebrates mass with 22 new employed cardinals.
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